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Items submitted to Check it Out must be events that benefit nonprofit organizations and be open to the public. Submissions should be received at least seven days in advance of the event.

Farmington area

Chesterville, Monday, March 8: Lasagna supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Town Hall, Dutch Gap Road. $5, children $2.50. Take out available. Town meeting follows at 7 p.m. FMI: 778-3078.

Wilton, Monday, March 8: Warming center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Masonic Lodge Seniors Plus Meals Site, Bryant Road. Sponsored by United Methodist Church. FMI: 645-4885.

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Livermore Falls, Tuesday, March 9: American Red Cross blood drive, 12-6 p.m., Murray Hall, 69 Main St.

Wilton, Tuesday, March 9: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.

Farmington, Wednesday, March 10: Fish chowder luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Trinity Methodist Church, Route 2.

Strong, Wednesday, March 10: American Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mount Abram High School, 1513 Salem Road.

Wilton, Wednesday, March 10: Warming center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Bryant Road. Sponsored by United Methodist Church. Order meals at 645-4416. Transportation 645-2128 day in advance.

Wilton, Friday, March 12: Infant/toddler story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.

Wilton, Friday, March 12: Country Music Jamboree/Spotlight, 7-10 p.m., Harndon Masonic Lodge, 70 Bryant Road. FMI: Bing 645-2472.

Carrabassett Valley, Saturday, March 13: Maine movie premiere of “ONEYEAR”, 8 p.m., Sugarloaf Chapel. Free. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments, door prizes. FMI: Pam 234-2304 or Marcus 668-4877.

Farmington, Saturday, March 13: Monthly Free Community Luncheon, 12-1 p.m., Olld South First Congregational Church. Delivery Available, call church office 778-0424 during the week, church kitchen 778-4438 on the morning of.

Jay, Saturday, March 13: Pancake breakfast, 8-11 a.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 148 Main St. $5. Meet Democratic gubernatorial and local candidates. Sponsored by Jay Democratic Committee. FMI: Barbara Cook 645-4753 or bcook7@roadrunner.com.

Jay, Saturday, March 13: Bean supper, 4:30 p.m., St. Rose Parish hall. $7. Raffle, donations welcome. Sponsored by Daughters of Isabella.

Kingfield, Saturday, March 13: Silent auction, 4-6 p.m., Herbert Hotel. Live auction 6:15 p.m. Benefits Kingfield Days.

Jay, Saturday, March 13: St. Patrick’s Day dinner and dance, 5 p.m. to midnight, VFW. $15, couple $25. Members and guests. Music by Alibi. Reserve at 897-5112.

New Sharon, Sunday, March 14: Roast pork dinner, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Route 2. $8.

East Wilton, Monday, March 15: Warming Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Masonic Lodge. Sponsered by Wilton United Methodist Church. Order meals at 645-4419. For transportation 645-2128 a day in advance.

Wilton, Tuesday, March 16: Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.

Farmington, Wednesday, March 17: Fish chowder luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Trinity Methodist Church, Route 2.

Livermore Falls, Wednesday, March 17: Harlem Super Stars, 6:30 p.m., Livermore Falls High School. $6 advance, $7 at door.

Wilton, Wednesday, March 17: Warming center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Bryant Road. Sponsored by United Methodist Church. Order meals at 645-4416; transportation 645-2128 day in advance.

Oxford Hills area

Paris, Tuesday, March 9: St. Patrick’s Day Stories and Craft, 4 p.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square.

Norway, Wednesday, March 10: Preschool story time for ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.

Bryant Pond, Thursday, March 11: Forestry and wildlife program, 2 p.m., Whitman Memorial Library. Free. Refreshments.

Paris, Thursday, March 11: Preschool story time for ages 0-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or paris.public.library@msln.net.

Paris, Thursday, March 11: Lenten lunch, 12 noon, Deering Memorial UMC, corner of Main and Church Streets. $5. Sermon by local pastor, cards and games. FMI: 743-9792.

Norway, Friday, March 12: Infant and toddler story time for ages 0-2, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.

Norway, Friday, March 12: Grand opening of Teen Room, 2-5 p.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Music, refreshments, activities. FMI: 743-5309.

Lovell, Saturday, March 13: Flea market and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., United Church of Christ, Route 5. Table rental and FMI: Linda Libby 925-3661.

Paris, Saturday, March 13: St. Patrick supper and dance, supper 5-6 p.m., dance 6:30:9:30 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. Supper $7, dance $5. Music by Jones Dance Band. Benefits area veterans.

Paris, Saturday, March 13: Indoor yard and bake sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Paris Fire Station, Western Avenue. $10 table. Sponsored by Fire Dept. Auxiliary. FMI: Tammy 743-5850 or 890-6107.

Paris, Saturday, March 13: Square dance, 7-10 p.m., Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. $6, non-dancers free. Door prizes, 50/50. Sponsored by Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club. FMI: Eleanor 782-4050, Sue 577-6894 or Esther 998-5359.

Bridgton, Sunday, March 14: American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Shawnee Peak Ski Resort, 119 Mountain Road.

Oxford, Tuesday, March 16: Spaghetti dinner, 5-7:30 p.m., Legion Hall, King Street. $6, under 12 $4. Storm date: March 23. Benefits Boys and Girls State Program.

Paris, Tuesday, March 16: St. Patrick Day stories and crafts, 4 p.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or paris.public.library@msln.net.

Paris, Tuesday, March 16: Knitting club, 4-5 p.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or paris.public.library@msln.net.

Norway, Wednesday, March 17: Preschool story time for ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.

Paris, Wednesday, March 17: Clothesline Project Workshop, 5:30-7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, East Main Street. T-shirts, decorating supplies and refreshments provided. Sponsored by Rape Education and Crisis Hotline. If interested, call 743-9777. FMI: www.reachmaine.org.

Rumford area

Dixfield, Monday, March 8: Preschool story time, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ludden Library, 42 Main St. FMI: 562-8838.

Rumford, Wednesday, March 10: Preschool story time for ages 2-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 56 Rumford Ave. FMI: 364-3661.

Rumford, Friday, March 12: Salmon pie luncheon, 11:30 a.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church. $7. For take out, cal 364-2193 after 9 a.m. Friday.

Dixfield, Sunday, March 14: Lunch and couples cribbage, noon, American Legion.

Dixfield, Monday, March 15: pre-school storytime, 10:30-11:30 p.m., Ludden Library, 42 Main St. FMI: 562-8838.

Rumford, Wednesday, March 17: Preschool story time for ages 2-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 56 Rumford Ave. FMI: 364-3661.

Lewiston area

Auburn, Monday, March 8: Mom’s morning out, 9:30-11 a.m., Library Maggie Trafton Program Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Monday, March 8: Sweet Peas program for ages 24-36 months, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Library Maggie Trafton Program Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Lewiston, Monday, March 8: Art Van program, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Monday, March 8: All-ages story time, 7 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Monday, March 8: American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Knights of Columbus hall, 150 East Ave.

Auburn, Tuesday, March 9: Parent-child workshop for ages 1-3, 10-11:15 a.m., Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. 5-week series. Preregistration required. FMI: Deb Cleveland 333-6640 ext. 2004.

Auburn, Tuesday, March 9: Prime Time movie: “Oklahoma”, 2-4 p.m., Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. 50 cents admission. For “baby boomers” and older.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 9: Play Doh party, 10 a.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or toylibrarymaine.com.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 9: Preschool story time for ages 2½-5, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 9: Book buddies, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133.

Lisbon, Tuesday, March 9: American Red Cross blood drive, 8 am.. to 1 p.m., Lisbon High School, 591 Lisbon St.

Auburn, Wednesday, March 10: Teen gaming hour, 3-4 p.m., Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Wednesday, March 10: Preschool story time for ages 3-5, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Lewiston, Wednesday, March 10: Reading Dog program, noon, Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133.

Lewiston, Wednesday, March 10: Book buddies, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133.

Lewiston, Thursday, March 11: Kids’ cooking club for ages 7-14, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Space limited. Sponsored by Lots to Gardens. Sign up at 513-3133.

Lewiston, Thursday, March 11: Peek-A-Boo Puppet Show, 10 a.m., The Toy Library, 134 College Street. FMI: 782-1112 or toylibrarymaine. com.

Lewiston, Friday, March 12: Baby time story time for ages 0-2½, 10 a.m., Library Children’s room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Friday, March 12: “Food for Thought” luncheon, noon, USM/L-A College. Program on Community Little Theatre. $7 advance, $8 at door. Sponsored by L-A Senior College. Reserve by noon March 11 at 753-6510.

Lisbon, Friday, March 12: Boil Dinner with Corn Beef supper, 5:30-6:30p.m., Lisbon VFW Auxiliary. $6. FMI: 353-2152.

Lisbon, Friday, March 12: Corned beef dinner, 5-6 p.m., American Legion Post 158, Webster Street. $6. Sponsored by Auxiliary.

Auburn, Saturday, March 13: Sprouts family program for 0-24 months, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Lewiston, Saturday, March 13: Reading Dog program, noon, Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Reserve a spot at 513-3133.

Lewiston, Saturday, March 13: Trikes for Tykes festival, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Toy Library, 134 College St. $5, family $20. Puppet show, demonstrations, auction, craft table. FMI: 795-0972 or www.toylibrarymaine.com.

Lewiston, Saturday, March 13: Family movie, 2 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Saturday, March 13: Bean and casserole supper, 4:45-6 p.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, 59 Sabattus St. $7, children $3.

Lisbon, Saturday, March 13: Bean and casserole supper, 4:45-6 p.m., Holy Trinity Church, 67 Frost Hill. $6, 4-11 $4, under 4 free. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus. FMI: 353-5636.

New Gloucester, Saturday, March 13: Corn beef supper, 5-6 p.m., Amvet Hall. $8, children $4.

Sabattus, Saturday, March 13: Bean supper and dance, 5-9:30 p.m., Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Road. Supper $6, dance $5, both $10. Music by The Trio. FMI: 375-6214.

Auburn, Sunday, March 14: Breakfast, 8-10 a.m., VFW Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave. $4/$5. Benefits Operation Uplink. FMI: 784-6883.

Lewiston, Sunday, March 14: Dance with music by Steve & The Good Old Boys, 7-11 p.m., Knights of Columbus hall, 150 East Ave. $8. Doors open at 6 p.m. FMI: 784-0389.

Auburn, Monday, March 15: Mom’s morning out, 9:30-11 a.m., Library Maggie Trafton Program Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Monday, March 15: Sweet Peas program for ages 24-36 months, 10:30-10:50 a.m., Library Maggie Trafton Program Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Monday, March 15: Job hunting workshop-session 1, 9:30-11 a.m., Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Free. Co-presented by Lewiston Career Center. Space limited. Registration required. FMI: 333-6640 ext. 4.

Auburn, Tuesday, March 16: Prime Time movie: “Carousel”, 2-4 p.m., Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. 50 cents admission. For “baby boomers” and older.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 16: Preschool story time for ages 2½-5, 10 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Siblings welcome. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Tuesday, March 16: Book buddies, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Auburn, Wednesday, March 17: Preschool story time for ages 3-5, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Library Children’s Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Auburn, Wednesday, March 17: Teen Anime Club, 3-4 p.m., Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. FMI: 333-6640 or www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Lewiston, Wednesday, March 17: Craft: Patty’s Day clovers, 10 a.m., The Toy Library, 134 College St. FMI: 782-1112 or toylibrarymaine.com.

Lewiston, Wednesday, March 17: Book buddies, 4 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. FMI: 513-3133 or www.lplonline.org.

Lewiston, Wednesday, March 17: Reading Dog program, 5:30 p.m., Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon. Reserve a spot to read to a dog at 513-3133.

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